Mon, Aug 10|
Zoom (link emailed with reservation)
Mentor Monday #3: Nancy Giles & Chris Phillips- an Un:SUNG Podcast Event
This is a special night! In addition to being Mentor Monday, portions of the interview and Q&A will be used for an upcoming episode of Un:SUNG!
Time & Location
Aug 10, 2020, 8:00 PM – 9:30 PM
Zoom (link emailed with reservation)
About the Event
*** Important Note: This episode is being recorded for use in a podcast. By registering and attending, you are giving consent to your questions and/or voice being used on an episode that will run on all podcast platforms***
This will be a great evening- our third Mentor Monday event! After an interview portion, we will open the floor to questions from attendees.
NANCY GILES: You may know her for her Emmy Award winning work as a contributor to CBS Sunday Morning. While we'll discuss the voice acting part of her career, her work crosses over into many genres. She starred in two ABC television series, playing girl Private Frankie Bunsen for three seasons on China Beach and hostile waitress Connie Morris on the sitcom Delta. She had guest roles on shows including The Jury, L.A. Law, Spin City, Law & Order, Dream On, and The Fresh Prince of Bel Air. She appeared in the 1985 Broadway production of the musical Mayor. Giles and her CBS colleague, correspondent Erin Moriarty, have collaborated on two public-affairs radio series under the Giles and Moriarty banner, one for WPHT in Philadelphia and another for Greenstone Media. Both shows were produced at the facilities of the CBS Radio Network.
CHRIS PHILLIPS voice-over / actor / musician / writer / producer
Chris is regularly heard on promos for Nick Jr. He has voiced promos for CBS, T.V. Land, VH1, MTV and Nick @ Nite. He has also been the voice of Comedy Central, Nicktoons Network, Cartoon Network and MTV. Chris can currently be heard doing multiple voices for the animated shows Pinkalicious on PBS as well as Bubble Guppies on Nick Jr.. He’s had regular characters on the shows Brand Spankin’ New Doug – ABC, PB & J Otter – Disney, Umi Zoomi – Nickelodeon, Butterbean’s Café – Nick Jr, Generation Jets – CBS, Between The Lions – PBS, Beavis & Butthead - MTV and the character "Face" on Nick Jr. for which he won three awards. He’s voice has been in numerous “TV Funhouse” episodes for Saturday Night Live.
Animated film credits include The Felix The Cat Movie as The Professor, Various voices in Osmosis Jones directed by Bobby & Peter Farrelly and Doug’s First Movie as Roger Klotz and various character voices.
His voice has appeared on TV and radio commercials for Comcast, eBay, Trix, Rolaids, Scotch Tape, Arby’s, Coca Puffs, Miller Lite, Honey Nut Cheerios, NY Lottery, Cingular, Fed Ex, Pizza Hut and Wal Mart to name a few.
Chris’ on camera credits include Rescue Me as State Rep. Gerard – FX, The Ref as Old Baybrook Officer – Touchstone Pictures, Contest Searchlight as Comedy Central Exec., Merry F#%$in’ Christmas as Chris - Comedy Central, Split The Difference as Ralph – pilot, The Lovers as Chris – Short Film
Chris produced and wriote music for the Denis Leary TV show Sex & Drugs & Rock & Roll for the FX network. Chris collaborates with Denis as a songwriter and has produced or co-produced all of Denis' CD’s. He has earned both gold and platinum records for “No Cure For Cancer” and the single “Asshole”. He also wrote for, performed in and co-produced Denis’ Christmas Special for Comedy Central. Chris and Denis co-authored the book Merry F***in’ Christmas for Running Press Publishing.
Chris has written and produced music for American Motors Cars and Ethan Allen Furniture commercials. He co-wrote and performed the theme for “Shorties Watching Shorties” for Comedy Central. Chris and his band The Enablers are the backup band for Leary. They released a CD titled Everest.
We'll talk about their amazing careers, the state of the industry, and answer YOUR questions as well!